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cut-throat lark, noun phrase

So named for the orange throat-patch.
The kalkoentjie (sense 1), Macronyx capensis.
1884 Layard & Sharpe Birds of S. Afr. 530This handsome pipit, which is called the ‘Cut-throat lark’ by the English colonists, Kalkoentje by the Dutch, is common throughout all the open country of the Colony.
1931 Guide to Vertebrate Fauna of E. Cape Prov. (Albany Museum) I. 87Macronyx Capensis Linn. Cape Longclaw..Cut-throat Lark or Skylark.
The kalkoentjie (sense 1), Macronyx capensis.

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